Educating and inspiring all to create and enjoy the visual arts.

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The Flower City Arts Center is a community of makers, from the established artist to dabbler. Connect with us by joining as a member or enrolling in a class today.


adult courses


kids courses

Watercolor Painting

Take your watercolor paintings to the next level or learn the basics. We'll cover how to plan your painting no matter the subject. We will ...

Basic Studio Lighting

Instruction will include various techniques in the use of the studio's White Lightning strobes in multiple lighting configurations, as well as other equipment such as ...

Intro to Large Format Photography

Learn basic camera functions including using tilts and swings to adjust perspective lines and focus, different lenses, and how to load and use 4x5 film ...

Image Transfers on Wood

Learn how to make stunning personalized and giftable objects by transferring your images onto wood with this fun and easy process. Materials will be provided. ...

TRAC: Exploring Photography (Ages 14-17)

Get on TRAC! The Rochester Art Collective is a FREE (thank you William & Sheila Konar Foundation!) 8-week afterschool program to cultivate an interest in ...

& Events

Nothing That is Not There

Sep 13th - Oct 04th

Carrianne Hendrickson and Richard Nickel both make narrative ceramic sculpture, and their wit and exuberance is combined in this dual ...

Good Things...come in small packages Reception

November 08th, 6 p.m.

Please join us for the opening reception for Good Things. Image of teapot by juror Renee LoPresti

Flower City Pottery Invitational

October 10th, 6 p.m.

This is a unique opportunity for collectors, clay enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates finely-crafted, handmade work to meet and talk with masters of the field and see a large body ...

Flower City Arts Center is supported by funding from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.